The RTA is regionalism at its best

The Regional Transportation Authority at its heart is a regional approach to improving the shared transportation network.   As a regional transportation funding source, the RTA’s voter-approved half-cent sales tax generates about $100 million a year on average for regional transportation improvements within Pima County.   You can see this regional … Read more »

Watch: RTA Delivers bus pullouts

The RTA Delivers. We’ve built 163 of the 200 bus pullouts promised in the 2006 plan. Bus pullouts allow transit vehicles to move out of the travel lanes while passengers board and alight. In areas where buses stop for long periods of time along major arterials, pullouts prevent buses from … Read more »

After 17 years, RTA still delivers

It’s been nearly 17 years since voters in this community went to the polls and approved the Regional Transportation Authority plan and RTA sales tax. The 20-year, $2 billion plan, funded through the countywide half-cent sales tax, has brought improvements from one end of Pima County and the Tucson metro … Read more »

Watch: RTA Delivers bike lanes

Folks in our community love to ride bikes. Whether for transportation, exercise or just for fun, bicycles are a common sight on the regional roads and pathways. The RTA recognizes the fondness people have for riding and included the expansion of bike lanes and other safety improvements throughout the region … Read more »

Watch: RTA Delivers wildlife crossings

The 2006, voter-approved RTA plan included funding for wildlife crossing structures to enhance the safety for motorist and the unique animals of our Sonoran Desert region. The plan funds structures like enhanced culverts, wildlife overpasses and fencing to guide animals to safe crossings in order to avoid collisions with vehicles. … Read more »

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